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for turkey recipes, and our Holiday Entertaining Publication
for all other Thanksgiving needs to help you make this the best Thanksgiving yet! PS. Don’t forget about breakfast
Thanksgiving morning either!
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Up in till 2 weeks ago, I had never heard of a BGE. I was over at a friends house and he had the large model and was bragging about how great it is so I went home and started doing a search on the net. I could not find any bad reviews and my Holland grill of 13 years was needing some new parts and I had decided to replace it . Went to a dealer and priced a new large ,nest and egg mates. Wow over $1100. On the way home we decided that this was out of our price range and figured that was the end of it. I had been looking on Craigslist but couldn't find any deals. I decided to look one more time and bingo I find a good deal. A person has a new never used large BGE with nest, egg mates, cover ash tool, bag of BGE charcoal and starter blocks for $800! This had been an employee gift and they never used it because they had a gas grill! LOL We drove over and picked it up and it was just as described,new never used. We have cooked on it 4 times now and I am still learning as I go plus reading all the tips on this forum. Food has all been great. The one thing that I didn't like was that the cover model 5vca non ventilated is a pain in the a$$ to put over the egg with the mates hanging down. I took the cover to a friend that has a upholstery shop and ask him if he could cut a slit in the back and add velcro like the other ventilated cover. He said he could but suggested that he could install a zipper and it would be better. So after the zipper was installed I took it home to try it out. Man it is now a breeze to cover! Since our purchase we have bought a place setter, rib rack, grill grabber tool, 3 tier rack for when we have a group over and need more space. We borrowed a 14" pizza stone from our friend to make a pizza so now we need a stone and maybe latter a cast iron grate. Looking forward to making a lot of great food. With the Holland grill you could not use it when the weather got cold but now we will be able to grill all year around!